Knew this was coming… this is what happens when you give them the ammo to use against you and discredit your movement. He’s a lame duck. He lost a lot of support within movement circles and the community after backing Prop P. See how quick police turned on him. Never really had the support of the black establishment… they’re old guard and don’t take to kindly to the arrogance, can’t tell shitness and showing of one’s ass that a lot of protester turned politician types engage in when they get in position. That might work on the streets with a bullhorn but that’s not how politics works.
I’ll say it… I think the problem is his team. People he brought in, people he associates with. Inexperienced people on his staff… Opportunists… people who have their own agenda and no idea/desire how to put John in a better position or even look out for him.
Paper, Election Board should check candidates’ backgrounds
Alderman John Collins-Muhammad’s brushes with the law were detailed in the article “St. Louis alderman arrested on multiple traffic warrants” (March 14). Before he was elected in April, he had